1. Czech Republic
  2. Prague
  3. Karlštejn

Prague to Karlstejn Castle Full-Day Bike Tour

Product ID: 62348
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Cycle along the banks of the Vltava and Berounka rivers on an 8-hour bike tour from Prague to Karlstejn Castle. Marvel at the Czech countryside and Gothic fortress built by King Karel IV. Take an optional guided tour of the castle’s interior.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
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Duration: 8.5 hours
Starting time 9:30 AM
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Live tour guide
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Experience

Highlights
  • Cycle along the banks of the Vltava and Berounka rivers
  • Visit the village and castle of Karlstejn
  • Enjoy a traditional Czech lunch (own expense)
  • Admire the Czech countryside and southwest suburbs of Prague
  • Stop in Prague New Town for refreshments
Full description
Escape the hustle and bustle of Prague on a full-day bike tour to Karlstejn Castle, and marvel at the Czech countryside as you bike out of the city’s southwestern suburbs.

Cycle to one of the Czech Republic’s most popular castles in approximately 3.5-4 hours. Enjoy the flat terrain as you bike along the banks of 2 rivers. Depart Prague at 09:30, and pass through several scenic villages along the way. Stop at panoramic view points and to enjoy refreshments.

Upon arrival at Karlstejn village (population 800), stop for lunch in a traditional Czech restaurant. Then, take a short 15-minute stroll to the castle grounds. Your guide will tell you the history of the castle as well as the life of Karel IV, and will show you around the exterior. Take an optional 55-minute guided tour of the castle interior (own expense) to see relics from King Karel’s life.

Return to Prague by train, and relax on the 40-minute journey back to the city center.
Includes
  • Guided bike ride from Prague to Karlstejn Castle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Karlstejn Castle exterior excursion
  • Quality bike rental and insurance
  • Water bottle on the bike
  • Helmets, baskets and bungee cords
  • City map
  • Storage of your belongings at the bike office
  • Train ride back to Prague
  • Warm gloves in cold weather
  • Rain poncho
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and beverages
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People who can't ride a bike

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at the Praha Bike office, Dlouha 24, Prague 1 (near Old Town Square)

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• Please note that the cost of lunch is not included in the tour price. Average price for lunch is about EUR 8
• This tour has almost no hills but does require a certain basic fitness level and bike riding skills
• Please wear comfortable or sport clothing and shoes
• Bring anything extra you might need for a day out (cereal snack, sport drink), based on your individual requirements
• Adult pricing applies to all travelers
• Cancellation is possible up to 48 hours in advance
• Tours are provided in English. Tours in other languages are offered on request
• The minimum number of participants is 3 people. You can reserve a tour for 1 person but you will be merged with another group (by arrangement with you)
• If the minimum number is not met within 24 hours of the scheduled tour departure time, the supplier reserves the right to cancel the tour
Customer reviews
Overall rating
5.0 / 5
based on 5 reviews
Review summary
Service
3.7/5
Organization
3.0/5
Value for money
2.5/5
Safety
3.7/5

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Praha Bike

Product ID: 62348